Manhattan, New York, 1973. All low level mafia associate Donnie DiMaggio wants to be is funny until he finds out he's the main suspect in the murder of underboss Jimmy De Luca. Frankie Fredonna, head of the family asks Donnie to arrange his son's eighteenth birthday party. Frankie never asks these things. Donnie knows the score, he's getting whacked. Kill or be killed he counteracts the plot against him by moving up the ranks in the rival Vincenzo crime family. Old scandals intimidate Frankie's Uncle, corrupt Priest Father Roberto Fredonna and position Donnie favorably with rival crews. As the party approaches, Donnie continues to blind side Frankie's plans until the day of reckoning arrives and the brutal climax unfolds.
What you see isn't always what you get.